WorldCat Identities

Schenck, Joseph M. 1877-1961

Overview
Works: 248 works in 633 publications in 3 languages and 10,512 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  History  Short films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Slapstick comedy films  Biography  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Attributed name, Author, Production personnel, pmn, Printmaker, Scenarist, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

88 editions published between 1926 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rejected by the Confederate army, and taken for a coward by his beloved, young Johnny Gray is given a chance to redeem himself when he wages a one-man war against Yankee spies who have stolen his locomotive
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our hospitality: A New York man returns to his southern antebellum home to find himself embroiled in a longstanding feud between his family and that of the woman he loves. Sherlock Jr.: Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
The navigator by Buster Keaton( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The navigator] Keaton stars as Rollo Treadway, an inexperienced lad of extraordinary wealth, and surprisingly little common sense, who finds himself adrift on an immense 500 ft. yacht. [The boat] A slapstick comedy about the adventures of a land-lubber and his family in their homemade sailboat. [The love nest] Buster sets out to sea, forlorn about a lost love
Steamboat Bill, Jr. by Charles Riesner( Visual )

26 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Steamboat Bill, Jr.] Follows the adventures of a spoiled young man forced by his father to learn the ropes of riverboating. [Convict 13] Keaton struggles for survival inside prison walls. [Daydreams] Keaton tries to find his niche by trying out various professions
College by James W Horne( Visual )

19 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College: Ronald, an idealistic freshman who attends Clayton College finds himself embroiled in a war of athletics as he fights for the heart of his beloved coed, Mary. Electric house: Buster turns an ordinary dwelling into an automated funhouse, whose modern conveniences go hilariously haywire. The Blacksmith: Keaton tries his hand at the forge. Hard luck: Follows the story of a suicidal Buster as he makes a final effort at fitting in with society at a swank country club
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

20 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Three ages (a parody of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance), Buster Keaton's hard-luck character blunders through time from the dawn of man in the Stone Age, through the gladiatorial arenas of Ancient Rome to the city streets of the American Jazz Era. In The goat, Keaton is mistaken for a nefarious gunslinger named Dead Eye Dan. In My wife's relations, a comedy of domestic turmoil revolves around a man's in-laws
Seven chances( Visual )

17 editions published between 1925 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven chances: A romantically jinxed young man must marry by 7 PM to inherit seven million dollars. While fate seems to thwart his efforts to woo the object of his true affection, public announcement of his strange predicament provides him with a throng of would-be brides. Neighbors: Buster tries to woo his tenement sweetheart in spite of the barriers that stand between them. The balloonatic: Buster and Phyllis endure a number of outdoor adventures trying to prove to each other their survival skills
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1921 and 2005 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Battling Butler] Alfred Butler, a fragile young man whose father sends him into the country where he hopes masculinity will blossom, is there mistaken for Battling Butler, a renowned prizefigther. [The Haunted House] Buster takes refuge in a mansion rigged with a series of frightening booby traps
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go west (1925): Heeding the expansionist call of Horace Greeley, a hapless young man idealistically hops a freight train to meet his destiny, with hilarious results; The scarecrow (1920): Follow the unhealthy competition between roommates vying for the attentions of a young lady; The paleface (1921): Buster helps a Native American tribe defend their land from greedy developers
Call of the wild by Ken Annakin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood legend Clark Gable stars in this soaring adaptation of the celebrated Jack London novel. Jack Thornton is a prospector who travels the Yukon in search of gold. When Jack buys Buck, a strong and loyal sled dog with part-wolf ancestry, their thrilling adventure through the Alaskan wilderness begins
The saphead by Herbert Blaché( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The Saphead] Bertie, the spoiled son of a powerful Wall Street financier, pursues his individuality in a series of comic misadventures. [The high sign] Buster becomes unwittingly involved in a radical secret society known as the Blinking Buzzards. [One week] Keaton and his bride inherit a do-it-by numbers pre-fab house, only somebody has mixed up the numbers
Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Buster Keaton's classic silent short films, digitally remastered in high definition
Sherlock Jr. ; and, Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely regarded as one of the most visually inventive silent comedies ever made, Sherlock Jr. offers fast-paced slapstick as well as a brilliant deconstruction of the filmmaking process. Keaton stars as a movie theater projectionist who dreams of becoming a super-sleuth and, in one breathtaking sequence, literally steps into the screen to bring his fantasies to life
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( Visual )

23 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of Abraham Lincoln. Follows Lincoln's entry into politics and years of power, with emphasis on the Civil War period
Abraham Lincoln( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The struggle: An intimate drama of an American man who falls victim to the debilitating affliction of alcoholism
Our hospitality ; Sherlock Jr.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our hospitality / directed by Buster Keaton and Jack Blystone. Starring Buster Keaton, Natalie Talmadge, Joe Roberts, Joe Keaton, Ralph Bushman, Craig Ward. A New York man (Keaton) returns to his southern antebellum home to find himself embroiled in a longstanding feud between his family and that of the woman he loves. 1923 (75 min.)
Born to be bad( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A childless couple agree to take a boy into their home after his mother is declared unfit. The mother is determined to take advantage of the man and tries to blackmail him. In the end, selfless love and charity are celebrated in this heartwarming movie
The best Arbuckle/Keaton collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 12 originally silent films with English intertitles and added musical accompaniment
Rain by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

18 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sadie Thompson is a South Seas island trollop confronted by an old-fashioned fire-and brimstone minister who masquerades his desires for her as a desire to save her soul. Unable to accept his sin, the minister cuts his throat and Sadie turns to a naive Marine to continue her dissolute lifestyle
Arbuckle & Keaton( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Out West] Arbuckle's first attempt at movie parody, poking fun at the already cliched cowboy western. The film also contains some heavy racism
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Joseph M. Schenck Film studio executive

Joseph Schenck

Joseph Schenck Amerikaans filmproducent (1878-1961)

Joseph Schenck produttore cinematografico russo

Joseph Schenck US-amerikanischer Filmindustrieller

Schenck, Joe 1878-1961

Schenck, Joseph 1878-1961

Schenck, Joseph M.

Джозеф М. Шенк

Шенк, Джозеф

Ҷозеф Шенк

ג'וזף שנק

جوزف ام. شنک تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

ジョセフ・M・シェンク

约瑟夫·M·申克

約瑟夫·尚克

Languages
English (296)

Spanish (5)

French (1)